Maybe because I have a vain side that loves glamours and appearances (probably cause I’m ruled by Venus) I love working with glass stones. There are some that appear naturally in nature or that are man made but they have a much different use than other crystals.
Glass is classified as a ‘rigid liquid’ because it cools too rapidly for a crystal structure to form (though it has similar makeup to crystals, just the formation is different) but its too hard to be an actual liquid. Glass can be used for glamours and illusions. Illusions can help create attractions (so if you would like to attract a certain thing, kind of how wanderers in a desert go after mirages), or they can help hide what is there. Glamours can create desired presences and appearances. My favorite stone is Opalite and I have created a huge bond with my necklace. Its sometimes incredibly off putting but people I know, work with and even strangers would approach me to grab at it because it’s a very alluring stone and I do a lot of magic work with it so the glow attracts them like moths. You can use each of these for all kind of illusionry. Glamours help with shielding as well which you can apply the protective glass stones to your shielding or hiding truths.
Opalite- You can use this to be alluring in a mysterious way. It’s glowing and ephemeral and moonlike. It brings a dreamy attention towards yourself. It attracts people.
Obsidian- Almost the exact opposite of Opalite. Best worn with dark colors or all black. It can be used to hide yourself for protection. Obsidian is a stone made from volcanic glass that can help ward people or unwanted entities. It helps you be ‘invisible’ and does not attract people.
Mirrors- helps with protection as well since it reflects harm (good for curse wards) and can show hidden truths and bring clarity (since it reflects and shines light). It can help with illusionry where if you want to hide something it can help distort the truth. It attracts people and can be used as a trap.
Sea glass- helps to be more secretive and hard to read (think of the mysteries that lie deep beneath the ocean waves). It neither attracts nor repels people in my experience, it just a stone that helps conceal things.
Tektites- rare but incredibly powerful. They are naturally forming glass when meteors hit the earth and can come in small sized bodies of black, glowing green, brown or gray. They can be used to shed light where there need be inspiration and give off a glamour of otherworldliness. I’m sure it attracts people- especially the glowing green kind probably attracts weirdos and people that want to leave this earth.
Fulgurites- strange spiky stones that form when lightning strikes sand. They can be used for protection such as warding and shielding (especially if you like to work with electricity or are a weather witch) and can either help to repel people by intimidation or attract them magnetically.
Marbles- can be used for wishes! Many use marbles for luck. A marbled ring can be created to be a luck charm and charged in sunlight. Can give an illusion to be cheerful. It attracts people. (People like to grab at this too like opalite).
Colored glass stones can be charmed to give off a glamour depending on your correspondence to it’s color. They are incredibly vibrant and can be found in any color and can help give off the vibe you’d want to achieve by it. Colored glass also comes in glass rings as well that makes it easy to wear and accessorize to your everyday outfits for glamour. I usually wear crystals to promote a kind of energy within myself but there are times I just want my outfit to match so I use glass stones and rings instead. Hints here can be with simple associations like pink can give you an appearance to be more intimate and flirtatious- deep gold to appear more assertive and influential- blue to appear more sensual secretive and empathetic etc.
Multicolored glass stones/iridescent glass stones- to appear to have many sides or help with gender fluidity.
Glittering glass stones- same as the colored glass stones but the sparkles adds more of an allure and attention. It attracts people.
In many cultures glass stones are turned into charms like the blue eye to ward evil for example.
All glass needs your energy for it to work because unlike crystals it does not vibrate on it’s own since it has no structure. Therefore it makes it incredibly malleable to use and activate for almost any purpose as long as it resonates with you. Glass can be charged powerfully by the sun since it’s a substance that reflects or absorbs light.